Bui Viet Thanh is a researcher in the Faculty of Cultural Studies at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, a member university of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (USSH – VNUHCM). He received his B.A. and M.A. in Sociology from the same university. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. degree in anthropology. He has participated in researching and teaching Vietnamese sociology and culture courses. He also is mainly doing research in cultural anthropology. Bui Viet Thanh especially likes the study of visual anthropology and visual culture. These areas are of little interest in contemporary research in Vietnam, particularly in the field of visual anthropological research, which is still very rare.